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botanicus
botanicus
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Botanicus is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library. Botanicus is made possible through support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, W.M. Keck Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topic: botanicus biodiversity missouri botanical garden library
Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature
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8,518
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935,531
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Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature, which is funded generously by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), will significantly increase online access to biodiversity material by positioning the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) as an on-ramp for biodiversity content providers that would like to contribute to the national digital library infrastructure through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
BHL Field Notes Project
BHL Field Notes Project
collection
3,701
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404,572
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The BHL Field Notes Project is a collaborative project funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). It provides open access to field notes from institutions throughout the United States. Building on the work of the Smithsonian Field Book Project, the BHL Field Notes Project aims not only to provide general access to this material, but to reunite fragmented collections through institutional collaboration. Doing so will provide a more complete picture of the expeditions,...
Smithsonian Field Books
Smithsonian Field Books
collection
3,306
ITEMS
514,603
VIEWS
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This collection contains items from the Smithsonian Field Book Project, an initiative to increase accessibility to field book content that documents natural history.
Topic: Natural history
Chinese Academy Science
Chinese Academy Science
collection
21,645
ITEMS
1.2M
VIEWS
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The Chinese Academy of Science
Topic: chinese academy science
Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
collection
2,477
ITEMS
387,078
VIEWS
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Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
The Library of Congress
by Hyde, Alexander, 1814-1881. [from old catalog]
texts

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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Howell, William Henry, 1860-1945
texts

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Topic: Physiology, Comparative
R/V Dan Moore station logs
R/V Dan Moore station logs
collection
2,431
ITEMS
40,423
VIEWS
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Logs of species identified in trawl nets pulled by the research vessel Dan Moore off the coast of North Carolina in the 1960s and 1970s
darwinslibrary
darwinslibrary
collection
315
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347,476
VIEWS
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A scholarly edition of Darwin's scientific archive.
Topic: charles darwin biodiversity heritage library missouri botanical garden
Pacific Northwest Horticulture
Pacific Northwest Horticulture
collection
799
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58,664
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Pacific Northwest plant and garden society publications.
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
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223
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121,369
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The Library, Art & Archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was established 160 years ago and contains one of the largest collections of material in the world relating to botany. The collections comprise 300,000 printed volumes, 5,000 journal titles and 11,000 maps. The Art and Illustrations Collection is without equal and is made up of over 200,000 items – watercolours, prints, drawings, oil paintings and photographs – by some of the finest artists working in the field of botanical...
The Library of Congress
by Houghton farm. Experiment dept. Mountainville, New York. [from old catalog]; YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) DLC [from old catalog]
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The Library of Congress
by Darlington, William, 1782-1863. [from old catalog]
texts

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Topics: Botany, Economic, Plants
The Library of Congress
by James, Charles Canniff, 1863-1916. [from old catalog]; Craig, John, [from old catalog] ed
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Topic: Agriculture
The Library of Congress
by Main, Josiah. [from old catalog]
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Topic: Agricultural education. [from old catalog]
University of Texas Libraries
University of Texas Libraries
collection
48
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14,455
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University of Texas Libraries
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Schweizerische Zoologische Gesellschaft; Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Genève
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Chemical abstracts
Topics: Zoology, Natural history
Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
collection
68
ITEMS
18,071
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Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
collection
82
ITEMS
24,868
VIEWS
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden
The Library of Congress
by Smith, John Warren, 1863- [from old catalog]
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Topic: Meteorology, Agricultural. [from old catalog]
Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
collection
72
ITEMS
14,490
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Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
Topics: Evolution, Natural selection
The Library of Congress
by Burkett, Charles William, 1873- [from old catalog]; Stevens, Frank Lincoln. [from old catalog]; Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Grasset, Eugène, 1841-1917; Verneuil, M. P. (Maurice Pillard), 1869-1942, ill
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statement of responsibility: sous la direction de M. Eugène Grasset
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
botanicus
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Topics: Flower language, Flowers, Symbolic aspects
Delaware Museum of Natural History Library
Delaware Museum of Natural History Library
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38
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11,935
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Welcome to the Delaware Museum of Natural History Connect to the natural world through exploration and discovery at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Experience habitats from around the globe, gaze up to a giant squid, encounter a jaguar face-to-face and marvel at the diversity of shells from around the world. Gallery highlights also include the only permanent dinosaur collection in Delaware and a simulated coral reef. Museum researchers maintain our expansive collections of mollusks and...
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
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Fisher Copy: Bound in red coarse-cord publishers' cloth blocked in blind and gold; pictoral vignette and lettering in gold with design in blind on upper cover; same design in blind on lower cover; spine in gold and blind
Topic: Birds
Titre français varie: 1882-1967/68, Mémoires et comptes rendus de la Société royale du Canada
Topics: Société royale du Canada, Humanités, Sciences sociales, Sciences
Smithsonian Libraries
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Each issue illustrated with chromolithographs
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Topics: Nature (Aesthetics), Natural history, Art, Chromolithography, Victorian, Cromolithography
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Fabre, Jean-Henri, 1823-1915; Teixeira de Mattos, Alexander, 1865-1921; Stawell, Maud Margaret (Key), 1865-; Detmold, Edward Julius, 1883-1957
texts

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Topic: Insects
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Burke, L., Mrs
texts

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95 pages, color frontispiece : 13 cm
Topic: Flower language
The Library of Congress
by Lamport, William H., 1811-1891. [from old catalog]
texts

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Topic: United States. Dept. of Agriculture
The Library of Congress
by Nida, William Lewis
texts

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"One thousand questions on agriculture answered": p. vii-cxlvii
Topic: Agriculture
botanicus
texts

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favorite 2

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Topics: Periodicals, Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Bridson, Diane M; Forman, Leonard; Yao, Yi-jian
texts

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favorite 10

comment 0

English title taken from facing title page
Topics: botany, Herbaria, Botanical specimens
Topic: Homeopathic veterinary medicine
No more published
Topic: Plants
Includes indexes
Topic: Botany
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Alberta. Brand Office
texts

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Description based on: 1907/1913
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Topics: Cattle brands, Livestock brands
botanicus
by Missouri Botanical Garden.
texts

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Topics: Botany, Missouri Botanical Garden, Periodicals
The New York Botanical Garden
by Kloppenburg, Dale; Wayman, Ann
texts

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Topic: Hoya
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sarton, George, 1884-1956; Fisch, Max Harold, 1900-
texts

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Topics: Science -- History, Civilization, Civilization -- history, Science -- history
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Briosi, Giovanni, 1846-; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R; Candolle, Alphonse de, 1806-1893
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University of Illinois Library bookplate "From the library of Conte Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana Lazelada di Bereguardo, purchased 1921" on the inside front cover
Topic: Phytogeography
Cornell University Library
by Weed, Clarence Moores, 1864-1947; Audubon, John James, 1785-1851; Bendire, Charles, 1836-1897; Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859; Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813
texts

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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topic: Birds
Topics: Botanical illustration, Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Pictorial...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Kuser, John Dryden
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Includes index
Topic: Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Bruce, James, 1730-1794; Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI
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Vol. 5, has added half title: Appendix; v.5 has title: "Select specimens of natural history, collected in travels to discover the source of the Nile, in Egypt, Arabia, Abyssinia, and Nubia."
Topics: Bruce, James, 1730-1794, Natural history, Explorers
Smithsonian Libraries
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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statement of responsibility: pictured by Walter Crane
Topics: Flowers in literature, Flowers in art, Illustrated books, History, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Bruce, James, 1730-1794; Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI
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Vol. 5, has added half title: Appendix; v.5 has title: "Select specimens of natural history, collected in travels to discover the source of the Nile, in Egypt, Arabia, Abyssinia, and Nubia."
Topics: Bruce, James, 1730-1794, Natural history, Explorers
botanicus
by Dodoens, Rembert,; Gerard, John,; John Norton.; Priest, Robert,
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Topics: 1597, Botany, Botany, Medical, Early works to 1800, England, Herbals, Materia medica, Vegetable,...
Topics: Early works to 1800, Microscopy, Natural history, Pre-Linnean works
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sociedad Cientâifica Argentina; Congreso Cientâifico Latino Americano; Congreso Cientâifico Internacional Americano
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Chemical abstracts
Topics: Sociedad Cientâifica Argentina, Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Bruce, James, 1730-1794; Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI
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Vol. 5, has added half title: Appendix; v.5 has title: "Select specimens of natural history, collected in travels to discover the source of the Nile, in Egypt, Arabia, Abyssinia, and Nubia."
Topics: Bruce, James, 1730-1794, Natural history, Explorers
The Library of Congress
by Gulley, F. A. [from old catalog]
texts

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comment 0

Topic: Agriculture
The Library of Congress
by United States. Dept. of Agriculture
texts

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Topic: Agriculture
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Topics: Botanical illustration, Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Pictorial...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts

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Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Landscape gardening
Includes bibliographical references (p. 719) and indexes
Topics: Plants, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicine, Ayurvedic
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Printed at bottom of each plate: "For full descriptions vide the Naturalist's library"
Topic: Natural history
The Library of Congress
by Buzzacott, Francis Henry, 1861- [from old catalog]
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comment 0

Topics: Camping, Fishing, Hunting
Natural History Museum Library, London
texts

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Vol.1-5, 1903-1915. Supplement, Vol.6-8, 1922-1940
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts

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Topic: Plants
The Library of Congress
by Wickson, Edward James, 1848- [from old catalog]
texts

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Topic: Fruit culture
Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
by Jessamine Gardens; Pike, Walter N; Ellsworth, W. J; Pike & Ellsworth; Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
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Cover title
Topics: Nurseries (Horticulture) Florida Catalogs, Flowers Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Bruce, James, 1730-1794; Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI
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Vol. 5, has added half title: Appendix; v.5 has title: "Select specimens of natural history, collected in travels to discover the source of the Nile, in Egypt, Arabia, Abyssinia, and Nubia."
Topics: Bruce, James, 1730-1794, Natural history, Explorers
Bound by Edmonds & Remnants, London
Topic: Botany
The Field Museum of Natural History Library - Texts
by Patterson, J. H. (John Henry), 1867-1947
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Fieldiana, Popular series, Zoology, was published by Field Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Zoology as Leaflet (no. 1-5, 1922-1923), as Zoological leaflet (no. 6, 1924), and as Zoology leaflet (no. 7-14, 1925-1938), and by Chicago Natural History Museum as Popular series: Zoology (no. 15, 1952)
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Topics: Lion hunting -- Kenya Tsavo National Park, Lion attacks -- Kenya Tsavo National Park, Lions --...
The Library of Congress
by Kansas state horticultural society. [from old catalog]; Barnes, William H., [from old catalog] comp
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Topic: Apples
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Uexküll, Jakob von, 1864-1944; Mackinnon, Doris L. (Doris Livingston)
texts

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comment 1

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Topic: Biology -- Philosophy
Topics: Himalaya Mountains, Plants
OISE/UT Library
by Pliny, the Elder; Rackham, H. (Harris), 1868-1944
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Latin and English on opposite pages
Topic: Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
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W Stommel Gift 1994
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Topics: Metallurgy, Mineral industries
The Field Museum of Natural History Library - Texts
by North Carolina State Museum of Natural History
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"The journal of the North Carolina State Museum of Natural History."
Topics: Zoology, Ecology, Ecology, Zoology